Tag Archives: offshore

Closed – consultation: Updates to Guidance for Industry on Offshore Renewables Decommissioning

Closed 11:45 p.m. 2nd March 2018 The Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy is consulting on a series of proposed updates to their 2011 guidance for industry on decommissioning of offshore renewable energy installations under the Energy Act 2004. The update aims to assist and inform developers on issues relating to the provision of

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Consultation: Changes to Regulations to Recover Costs of Services under Offshore Petroleum Activities (Oil Pollution Prevention and Control) Regulations 2005 and Offshore Chemicals Regulations 2002

Consultation closes 6th September 2016, 5 p.m. The Government is consulting on a proposal to amend the Oil Pollution Prevention and Control (OPPC) and Offshore Chemicals Regulations (OCR) to allow charging for certain regulatory services where there is currently no power to charge for these. Views from the oil and gas industry, and other stakeholders

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Burbo Bank Extension Community Benefit Fund – forthcoming public exhibitions and consultation survey summary

The Online Consultation Survey Summary for the Burbo Bank Extension Community Fund has now been published. DONG Energy will establish a Community Benefit Fund (CBF) worth up to £250,000 per annum for the lifetime of the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm in Liverpool Bay (amount dependent on final scale of the project). The consultation

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Two Consultations on Implementing The Offshore Safety Directive

Two consultations are currently open on aspects of bringing the Offshore Safety Directive (OSD) 2013/30/EU into UK law. Both consultations close on 21st September 2014.  The OSD, which applies to offshore waters out to the limit of UK jurisdiction, aims to reduce the potential for major accidents offshore and improve safety standards. When an incident

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2 NW Offshore Renewables Projects get Green Light

Government announce today that 8 major renewable energy projects will be built, boosting jobs and contributing to a reduction of carbon emissions by around 10 Mt CO2 per year in comparison to power generation from fossil fuels. By 2020, the projects should provide up to £12 billion of private sector investment, supporting 8,500 jobs and adding a further

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West of Duddon Sands Offshore Wind Farm Newsletter – Spring 2013

DONG Energy has published a newsletter bringing communities all the latest information on the construction of the West of Duddon Sands offshore wind farm. When completed the wind farm will be located offshore, approximately 14km south west of Walney Island and will cover an area of approximately 66km2. It will consist of 108 3.6MW turbines

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Walney Extension Offshore Windfarm newsletter 4

The latest newsletter from Dong Energy on progress on the Walney Extension is available to download from this link. (Please note if you are viewing this in the e-newsletter you will need to click on the title above to access a workable link).